Benefits and Challenges of Government Social Media Use

Posted by Thom Rickert on January 17, 2018 at 11:51 AM

Just as fictional TV newsman Ted Baxter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show had humble beginnings (“It all started at a 5,000 watt radio station in Fresno, California”), so did social media.

Using Data to Mitigate Risks in Schools

Posted by Charlie Wund on January 10, 2018 at 10:44 AM

Kaizen Events: Changing Your Work Environment to Reduce Injuries

Posted by Jeff Smagacz on January 3, 2018 at 10:36 AM

Finding good workers is half the battle — you also need to keep them healthy and productive. Today, around 20% of days of missed work are due to sprains and strains that happen as a result of poor workplace design. Companies and public sector organizations that consider their employees' work environment and how it can affect health and efficiency — known as ergonomics — can potentially reduce workplace injuries.

School Laboratory Safety

Posted by Kevin O'Sadnick on December 19, 2017 at 12:45 AM

Building a Better Claims RFP

Posted by Thomas Newman on December 13, 2017 at 10:50 AM

It’s request-for-proposal time again for workers’ compensation and property & casualty claims administration. What should you do? Should you regurgitate the past proposal questions? Should you just re-sign with your TPA? It’s time to decide what is best and what may be counterproductive for your RFP development.

The Ins and Outs of Wrongful Prosecution Lawsuits

Posted by Michael and Ben on December 6, 2017 at 10:58 AM

Supporting Employers in Managing an Aging Workforce

Posted by Patty Reinecke on November 29, 2017 at 2:38 PM

Employees have dramatically changed in comparison to the workforce of 25 years ago. Starting in 2012, 10,000 Americans a day turn 65. Many of these Americans will continue to actively participate in the workforce.

With the changing demographics, further attention is required to ensure our employees remain safe and potential injuries are prevented. Within the next decade, 40 percent of the labor force will be eligible for retirement and as many as 75 percent of older adults expect to work after age 70.

Managing Liabilities Created by Third Parties

Posted by Mollie Werwas on November 6, 2017 at 10:42 AM

Injury Prevention Tips for First Responders

Posted by Bryan Fass on November 1, 2017 at 11:48 AM

Any safety professional that has to deal with the seemingly constant exposure to risk from EMS and fire-rescue first responders has no doubt struggled with finding solutions. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released recommendations detailing the 5 root causes of exposure in the field. These include:

Workers’ Compensation Fraud Trends

Posted by Dalene Bartholomew on October 25, 2017 at 9:50 AM

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